Situated on I-81 in south-central Pennsylvania approximately 50 miles south of Harrisburg and 90 miles west of the Baltimore/Washington beltways, Franklin County is ideally located for growth and development. In addition to location, there are several factors which contribute to our economic well-being.

Quality of Life

Franklin County embodies the tagline “great moments along the way” by offering excellent quality of life and a wide variety of opportunities.

3.1%
population growth since 2010

Shovel Ready Infrastructure

Franklin County has “shovel-ready” sites. Our county offers more than 1,500 acres of developable land, all of which are coveniently located to major transportation corridors and public utilities.

6th
Pennsylvania ranks 6th in the nation for manufacturing employment

Tax Friendly

Pennsylvania does not levy a tax on inventory, tangible personal property, machinery or equipment. Additionally, machinery and equipment used directly in the manufacturing process is exempt from state sales tax.